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Old December 14, 2000, 11:15 PM   #1
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what's your favorite heavy/hot loads for ruger class pistols for the 45 colt and 44 magnum?
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Old December 15, 2000, 12:15 PM   #2
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Here are some real "wrist rockets" for the .45 colt:

http://www.realguns.com/loads/45colt.htm

Good Luck...

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Old December 15, 2000, 01:06 PM   #3
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Lyman 429650 (300 gr SWC with gc) over 20.0 W296. Certainly not for the faint of heart (or grip)! sundog
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Old December 15, 2000, 01:47 PM   #4
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Old December 15, 2000, 07:14 PM   #5
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Try http://www.sixgunner.com and go to Linebaugh's website.
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Old June 5, 2001, 05:35 PM   #6
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the old number 10 speer book i go .1 over that max it shoots great even at 109 yards.296 with a cci mag primer and a 240 jsp .its way over the new book max.win. cases.LIKE I SAID ITS WAY OVER THE BOOK .THE BEST BET IS DONT USE IT .but it shoots like it dont no its a gun buster.dont use it but if you do you have been warned.
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Old June 5, 2001, 08:46 PM   #7
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I walked into a gunstore, and there was a S&W model 29-2 like new in the box for $200.

I asked the owner, "What's with this price?"
He said, "It is on consignment. He was just here, and he wants it to sell right away."
I said, "Sold."

People told me that Smiths fall appart with full house loads.

I have always fed that pistol a steady diet of 240 gr JHP and 24 gr H110. They clock at 1450 fps.

Years have gone by.

When people see my 29, they can't find anything wrong with it. [unlike my other guns]




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Old June 6, 2001, 01:32 PM   #8
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For both calibers, 21.5gr of H110 under 300gr hard cast bullets. 1,200-1,300 fps and very accurate.
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